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Best of Ogden’s Restaurant Patios

As the weather warms up and the spring and summer event season gets underway, it’s a great time to hit up a new restaurant, soak up the sun, and dine outdoors. 


Ogden isn’t just a hub for nature and history enthusiasts; it’s a spot for those who appreciate the whole aesthetic of al fresco dining. From artisan pizzas and fine Italian cuisine to freshly brewed beers and a comforting brunch, Ogden has transformed Utah’s patio dining into an experience with striking views and fun, laid-back atmospheres.

Here are some of Ogden’s top outdoor dining experiences that are a must-do this spring and summer: 

Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria

Located conveniently off the 24th Street exit, Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria is the go-to place for artisan pizzas and an extensive selection of beers. With live music Thursday thru Sunday, and a bustling outdoor seating area, it’s perfect for an evening of fun and relaxation.

Outdoor dining near 25th Street.

Table 25

Situated on Historic 25th Street, Table 25 serves modern American cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. The shaded sidewalk seating offers a prime spot for people-watching and enjoying a leisurely brunch during the weekend.

Harp and Hound

Harp and Hound overlooks the beautiful Municipal Gardens on Washington Blvd., providing a fantastic backdrop for dining. It’s a superb place for good food and people-watching, and is especially appealing to those seeking a lively vibe.

Ogden Beer Company

With both a rooftop and ground-level patio, Ogden Beer Company offers panoramic views of the Ogden River and surrounding mountains. It’s a great spot for beer enthusiasts to unwind and savor the local brews in a picturesque setting.

Roosters B-Street

Located just outside the downtown area, Roosters B-Street provides stunning views of the Wasatch Mountain range from its 21-and-over taproom. The outdoor patio is an ideal place to enjoy their locally brewed beers and soak in the breathtaking sunset views.


Voted the best rooftop bar in Utah, Alleged is the place to catch a killer sunset and enjoy some great drinks with friends. The rooftop setting offers a unique view of the city, making it a favorite for evening outings.

Angry Goat

Great for people-watching along Washington Blvd., Angry Goat caters to the 21+ crowd and is known for its killer brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. The lively atmosphere and good food make it a popular weekend destination.

Bower Lodge

Bower Lodge is known for its Thursday night Pizza & Pints and a relaxing Sunday Brunch overlooking Ogden Valley. The serene setting and delicious food provide a perfect escape from the city’s hustle.


With excellent views of Mt. Ogden and 25th Street, Cuppa offers a pet-friendly outdoor dining area where you and your furry friends can relax. The café is praised for its welcoming atmosphere and fresh, tasty offerings.

Patio dining at Union Grill off 24th Street.

The Mercantile

As the newest addition to 25th Street dining, The Mercantile has been getting a lot of attention, and rightly so. This summer, they plan to open their expansive patio space and host live music and other events. The location of The Mercantile makes this patio perfect for sitting back, watching the color change as the sun sets on the mountains, and listening to good music, either from Ogden Twilight or the live performances they book.


UTOG Brewing Co. offers a unique blend of locally crafted beers and some great views for dining. Its spacious outdoor patio sits directly against the outfield fence of Lindquist Field, providing a unique setting for enjoying a Raptors game or relaxing in a family-friendly atmosphere. Who knows, you may catch a baseball while eating! 

No matter where you choose to dine outdoors in Ogden, each of these venues offers a unique slice of the area’s local flavors. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly spot, a romantic evening, or a lively night out with friends, Ogden’s patio dining scene has it all. Be sure to head down on a Saturday morning and include a visit to Farmers Market Ogden with your outdoor brunch.

Feature Image: Dining Near the Ogden River. Photos courtesy of Visit Ogden.

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